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Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO, Friday, April 23, 2020, MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News,  Ava – Douglas County Livestock Auction. Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/23/2020.

Total Receipts: This Week: 1,105  Last Reported 04/16/2020: 644

Year Ago Receipts: 1,175

 Compared to last week, steer and heifer calves steady, no recent test of yearlings for a price comparison. Slaughter cos 2.00 to 4.00 lower, bulls 1.00 to 2.00 lower. Demand and supply moderate. Several loads of reputation yearlings in the offering that attracted the interest of several Buyers. Supply included: 93% Feeder Cattle (75% Steers, 22% Heifers, 3% Bulls); 5% Slaughter Cattle (80% Cows, 20% Bulls); 2% Replacement Cattle (100% Bred Cows).  Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 56%.